Daily Archives: September 27, 2021

2021-09-27: News Headlines

Anonymous007 (2021-09-27). Iran And IAEA Yet Again At Odds Over Nuclear Monitoring. southfront.org Click to see full-size image | Iran and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) are, yet again, in disagreement over the contents of an understanding reached earlier in September. | Iran decided to restrict international inspections of its nuclear sites in 2019 agreed as part of the landmark deal after the United States withdrew in 2018. | Iran and the IAEA, after long negotiations to salvage the deal, agreed on monitoring, but then something went wrong. | On September 26th, the IAEA said its inspectors had been denied…

John Feffer (2021-09-27). The Military Stood Up to Trump, But Who Will Stand Up to the Military? counterpunch.org When he was trying to win the Vietnam War, Richard Nixon famously told his chief of staff that he wanted Communist leaders—in the Soviet Union, in North Vietnam—to think that the U.S. president was a mad man, that he was capable of doing pretty much anything up to and including the use of nuclear weapons.

_____ (2021-09-27). Social Democrats, Greens Eye Coalition After Outgoing Merkel's Bloc Ousted in German Elections. commondreams.org Citizens around the world are calling on their governments to ratify the Nuclear Weapons Ban Treaty—and the United States has a leading role to play.

Renfrey Clarke (2021-09-27). No nuclear submarines, say protesters. greenleft.org.au A new anti-war, anti-nuclear coalition organised a well-attended protest against the federal government's decision to build nuclear submarines and join the new AUKUS pact, reports Renfrey Clarke.

_____ (2021-09-27). Humanity's Call to Eliminate Nuclear Weapons. commondreams.org

_____ (2021-09-26). Support For Nuclear Ban Treaty Is Rising. popularresistance.org Nuclear tensions and nuclear spending are on the rise, but the elevated danger of nuclear weapons is overshadowed as other urgent global threats from the COVID pandemic, climate and environmental emergencies, and other urgent crises dominate news headlines. The United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW), which entered into force in January, receives scant media attention, even as the United Nations prepares to mark September 26 as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons. | Unlike other nuclear treaties and agreements, the TPNW, or nuclear ban treaty as it is also…

MEE, agencies (2021-09-26). Iran fails to fully honour agreement on monitoring equipment, says nuclear watchdog. middleeasteye.net Iran fails to fully honour agreement on monitoring equipment, says nuclear watchdog | Iran has failed to provide nuclear agency access to a centrifuge component manufacturing workshop that was attacked in an apparent act of sabotage in June | Sun, 09/26/2021 – 18: 46 | Chief of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Mohammad Eslami during the IAEA General Conference in Vienna on 20 Septemb…

_____ (2021-09-26). Coalition Slams UN Food Summit for Peddling 'Corporate-Led False Solutions' to Hunger. commondreams.org "Now is the time to lift the cloud of nuclear conflict for good," United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said ahead of the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons.

sputniknews (2021-09-26). Russia Has 'Thoughtful Optimism' on Possibility of Restoring Iran Nuclear Deal – Lavrov. sputniknews.com UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – Russia hopes that all the original participants in the Iran nuclear deal will return to compliance with the agreement, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly (UNGA).

_____ (2021-09-26). UN Chief Warns Humanity Is 'Unacceptably Close to Nuclear Annihilation'. commondreams.org Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas pledged to take Israel to the International Criminal Court if its squatter-settlements aren't withdrawn within a year.

Daniel Ellsberg (2021-09-26). Milley, China and the Danger of Nuclear War. zcomm.org Gen. Milley's call to China may have prevented a near catastrophe, as happened in 1983 when the Soviet Union believed Reagan had gone mad and planned a first strike…

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